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-old is in stable condition in the intensive care unit. live in oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the highway patrol says it is investigating a dangerous and disruptive side show incident that shut down interstate 80 this weekend. some drivers blocked traffic while others spun donuts on the pavement. the video first showed up on facebook and youtube. the highway patrol has tips. but is asking anyone who sea what happened, to contact authorities. >> people think it's fun, but it's not funny. you have a lot of people that you effected that day, and it's not okay. a group in favor of legal side show says it needs to support to move side shows off the main roads. >>> super bowl week has arrived. tonight, both teams are now in new orleans. the baltimore ravens flew in this afternoon. head coach john harbaugh led the afc champions off the team plane. noticed that all of them are dressed in suits, ready for business. as for the niners, the team held meetings today away from the cameras. one veteran did talk to the media. frank gore credited coach jim harbaugh for the team's success.
to bring hundreds of affordable housing units to los gatos. the community not known for its affordability. matt keller is live tonight at the council meeting and says that critics say the housing prices are unfair. >> reporter: as you can see the meeting is still going, people are sitting in over flow seating. the town is considering a special zoning for this property and four others clearing the way for the possibility of high density apartments including about 250 units on this stretch of open road. >> another 60 units going in there. and then way back over there is an area that is probably going to be a lot taller and has 128 units going in there. >> reporter: the problem according to many neighbors is not affordable housing for los gatos but where these projects are going. here where the five properties are located, all within the northern part of town and all within the same raidous. 87% of the affordable housing will be in 14% of the town. >> let's spread it out and be fair. >> reporter: los gatos is in a unique position. the state requires a number of affordable housing. but others
hours trading. >>> united airlines is trying to hike airfares for the second time in as many weeks. they have upped fares on domestic flights. united tried to raise fares earlier this month, only to abandon the price hike after competitors didn't follow suit. >>> another clear and cool night. but warmer conditions are on the way. when we'll have temperatures back in the 60s. >> for the first time in three years, we could have a maverick surf contest. the changes >>> a new tactic is being counted tonight to find the number of pharmacy robberies. >> reporter: this small pharmacy here was one of two pharmacies robbed on monday alone. now comes an idea to actually bait bottles of painkillers to track down the drug thieves. ktvu cameras have taken you to the frontlines in the battle against prescription drug abuse. >> hydrocodone, vicodin. >> reporter: the highly addictive painkillers can fetch big bucks on the street. with one oxycontin pill selling up to $40. we told you about the two independent pharmacies in san francisco that were robbed just this week. police in palo alto are stil
you isolate the leak either by closing valves near by which is maybe difficult on a process unit. or do you try to either clamp it or plug it if the pressure will allow. >> reporter: plug a steel plug into the hole or wrap it with a pressure clamp. the pipe was punctured from the outside. the chemical safety board think that is the chevron fire department in trying to get the insulation off the pipe using a tool called a halugan bar may have punctured the pipe with this making the leak even worse. that's because the pipe seriously corroded was more than likely seriously weakened or brittle. >> in trying to plug the hole you make the whole much bigger, the pipe starts to fail. in which case you're not really losing control. >> reporter: within minutes a huge vapor cloud hundreds of feet high engulfed the refinery and sent 15,000 neighbors to the hospital. but the government says even without the hallogen bar there still would have been some kind of fire but perhaps not quite as severe. chevron says it's cooperating with all investigations. i'm consumer editor tom vacar. >>> in eas
refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. >> the president has maxed out his credit card, and he's not going to get an unlimited credit card. >> reporter: the next few months will be a real test for congress, and for new nebs who think they can break the impasse between parties. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> relief over the fiscal cliff deal may be short lived as americans realize their payroll taxes are going up. the deal in congress reinstates the 2% cut in the social security payroll tax that was waived two years ago, to stimulate the economy. consumer psychologist says 2% can make a big difference. >> in the bay area, a couple making $100,000 a year, taking a $2,000 cut in that income is massive. it's completely different than other parts of the country where $100,000 goes a long way. >> it can have a domino effect on install businesses and the economy as a whole. congress also rescued the nation from going over the so- called milk cliff. a government subsidy
in the united states has hit epidemic proportions. the cdc also says that some areas are starting to report a decline in the number of cases they are seeing. >> we're in the middle of flu season right now. but we'll have flu circulating in the united states for several more weeks. >> reporter: california is one of just three states where the flu is not widespread. the others are mississippi and hawaii. >>> san jose, maneta airport welcomed its first ever 787 dream liner. it is the most technological equipped plane in the world. san jose mayor chuck reed says it's a good start toward bringing more air travelers to the south bay. >> it's very exciting, it's a huge thing. because this is the first. we need to be successful with the first so we get the second, third and fourth. >> the may -- mayor said much of the technology on board came from the silicon valley. the airliner was just in the area for a few hours then returned to japan. >>> the faa today ordered a comprehensive review of the new plane. ktvu's consumer editor john vacar details a series of problems that set off the high priority
units were among those paying their respects. tonn's cousin and fellow officer spoke about his cousin. >> one of the first things i heard his dad said what kind of counseling will be made to the suspect's family. >> reporter: yaro a german shepherd was allowed inside the church for today's ceremony. >>> san francisco 49ers head coach jim harbaugh met with the press today clearly please with the prospect of playing in the super bowl as robert handa reports, harbaugh understands much of the pregame hype will be about him and his big brother. >> hello. >> how are you doing. >> good to see everybody back. >> reporter: coach harbaugh was in a good mood as he arrived. he said the team had a happy flight home after their come from behind victory. coach harbaugh showed just how happy as he mentioned his players, including his quarterback kaepernick. >> just the ground he covered it reminds me of me when i run then i wake up. >> reporter: harbaugh also seemed resigned to the fact that much of the super bowl hype will focus on the relationship with his brother john the coach of the baltimore r
a tour of their apartments. >> reporter: in one unit we saw showers that don't drain. next door pipes under a kitchen sink that drip so much the cabinet is rotting and smoke alarms, what smoke alarms in then there's the mold, take a look at this. it seems to be everywhere. that mold is near where jose poot sleeps. >> it makes me sick and gives me a cold at nighttime. >> reporter: if you thought his mold was bad, take a look at a neighbors. the ongoing problem social security why tenants and housing advocates protested. >> reporter: we spoke with the landlord about the plight of their tenants. many of your tenants call you a slum lord. what do you think about that? >> i think it's fair to be called whatever they call me and i understand their frustration. >> reporter: he also claim that is he will install cameras to keep people from coming in and sleeping in the hall. >> it's fund, i can't put $15,000 into the property by tomorrow. >> i feel bad, i feel so bad. angry because i'm -- they don't take care of us you know. >> reporter: the city department of building says it has issued 600
for the decline. >>> a dutch manufacturing is recalling more than 50,000 of its high end strollers in the unite because of a choking hazard for children. bugaboo has issued a recall of its donkey and cameleon models. the company says it's received 18 reports of this happening but so far no reports of injuries. >>> an emergency landing. the latest mishap that forced the grounding of the plane. >>> and a well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. abecause what you don't know can abouhurt you.ce. what if you didn't know that boxes by the curb... make you a target for thieves? or that dog bites account for a third of all home liability claims? what if you didn't know that one in seven drivers is un
children. >> we arrested 245 people on criminal charges of child exploitation. 222 in the united states, and 23 people overseas. >> homeland securities operation sunflower began back in november and spanned 46 states and six countries. 36 people were arrested in california the most of any state including three from the bay area. one in san leandro, one in san francisco and one in sonoma county. >>> police in daly city say a fight between a father and son ended with both of them hospitalized with serious injuries. it happened around 2:30 this morning at the crown county apartments on emperial way. both are expected to survive. >>> one thing that happened in vegas did not stay in vegas. tonight san francisco giant's pitcher sergio romo is apologizing for an incident at the vegas airport on new year's day. tsa agents detained romo at an airport security checkpoint. they said he couldn't provide the proper i. d. police say the world series champ became upset and began acting aggressive so they handcuffed him. after romo calmed down he was sited for breaking rules and released. a statement
to israel and in my deal the united states should stand with israel. >> reporter: as for brennan. >> a 35 year veteran of the cia. john knows what our national security demands. >> reporter: brennan was fully involved in the raid that killed osama bin laden. >> if confirmed as director i will make it my mission to make sure the cia has the tools it needs to make our country safe. >> reporter: he was nominated in 2008 but withdrew his name when brought under fire for interrogations during the bush administration. in washington, craig boswell, fox news. >>> a google executive take as controversial trip. the reason for his visit to north korea. >> and back here in just 10 minutes, the weather is changing around. some clouds coming in. we have the dense fog advisory and it's going to get really, really cold around here in the early mornings. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine
paper money in the united states. the president said lieu assured him he would try to make at least one letter legible. >>> a judge in colorado ruled there is enough everyday for james holmes to stand trial for the aurora theater massacre. holmes is charged with 166 counts for killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in a crowded theater last year. he could face the death penalty. >>> police in san jose say they seized thousands of dollars worth of guns and firearms after executing a search want on the 700 block of ross circle. they discovered $65,000 in cash, multiple firearms including 2 pounds of marijuana and more than 200 pills of oxycotin and vicadin. officers identified a suspect as terry lee washington. he faces several charges including being a felon in possession of firearms, drugs for sale and resisting arrest. >>> the food and drug administration lowered the dosage of the sleeping aid ambiant for women. the new recommendation is less than half of the original doze. the sleeping agent effect may linger in the morning. they focused on women because women take longer to metabol
competition from other units such as stanford which offers courses for free. >>> multiple choice questions on state standardized tests may soon be a thing of the past for california students. s t udents the new way of testing is scheduled to be rolled out in the 2014-2015 school year pending approval by lawmakers and the governor. >>> a marin county landmark has a completely new look following several storms. this is the way the arch looked like at the tennessee beach at tennessee cove for decades. for many years it's also been a favorite spot for pictures. but on december 29th. a graduate student at the institute of technology was on the beach taking pictures when all of a sudden that arch came tumbling down. the graduate student and his geologist father said the noise was so loud it also blocked out the sounds of the waves. >>> it starts way up here and you see the curser this red line. when the systems come like this they come up over the cold and down over the land like this they don't have a chance to warm up. a lot of times these systems worm up but this one coming down is going to b
that has only been done successfully in the united states six other times. >> it's given me a lot of hope for the future. i feel like i'm getting a second chance to start over after i got hurt. >> brendan says he has regained limited use of his left arm and hand. and is hoping in time his right arm will also regain function. >>> a new study says leafy greens cause the most fool bourn illnesses but poultry causes the most deaths. the centers for disease control says lettuce and spinach account for most of the e.coli. >>> the names of major hollywood stars will be in the marquee in san jose. the festival announced that harrison ford will be honored with the maverick awart with the film ginger and rosas. closing the festival will be midnight children based on a novel. >> emt will install about 40 antennas. the plan drew criticism by some who called the antennas unsightly. >>> a little more than a week ago after mavericks served up 25-foot waves for competitors there's word from europe of a surfer catching what turned out to be a 100 food -- foot wave. serving legend macnam era could be top
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